DCJ seeks to advance safe, just, and equitable communities through data and research on criminal justice policy, operations, and reforms.

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DCJ’s Research has Found:

In 2017, New York City arrest rates for blacks were 5.24 times higher than white arrest rates.

Data Source: New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.

New York’s 2020 Bail Reforms would have avoided ~$200 million of bail that was set in New York City in 2018.

ActualImpact of 2020 Ball Reforms

Data Source: Office of Court Administration

87% of all 2017 jail admissions in Louisville, Kentucky were for individuals detained pretrial.

Data Source: Louisville Metro Department of Corrections